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Senior Genetic Technologist

Job Reference: 200-CWKLT-2547896-GO

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Molecular Genetics
St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Tooting, London
£37,638 - £44,780 pa hcas

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced technician in molecular genetics, to lead our dedicated NIPT service, as a band 6 Senior Genetic Technologist. The post holder would be responsible for a team of genetic technologists running the service, providing training and supervision on a daily basis. You should have proven experience of working in a molecular genetics diagnostic laboratory and preferably have AHCS registration.

The SAFE test laboratory is part of the St George’s Genomics Service working as part of the London South Genomics Laboratory Hub (LSGLH). The SAFE test laboratory is a spacious, modern and well-equipped; purpose built facility that has been operational since 2015. A UKAS accredited medical laboratory, this service delivers NIPT testing to the South West of England and internationally. This is an expanding service that is continuing to progress provision throughout the UK.

Experience of training and managing staff would be an advantage for this role. We are seeking an experienced technologist who is highly organised and pays attention to detail, deals well with pressure and is methodical, with good communication skills. Knowledge and experience of NGS technologies would be advantageous.

For further information please contact John Short or Kelly Price on 02087250237 or email

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKelly PriceJob titleOperational Lead/Quality ManagerEmail addresskelly.price@stgeorges.nhs.ukTelephone number0208 725 0237


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